Ecosystems and Human Health introduces Ecohealth as an emerging field of study, traces its evolution, and explains its applications in cross-disciplinary and holistic programs. Its integrative approach not only focuses on managing the environment to improve health, but also analyzes underlying social and economic determinants of health to develop innovative, people-centered interventions.
Human Health and Ecosystem Health: Exploring the Linkages.- Tracing the Evolution of the Ecohealth Approach.- Theoretical Frameworks of Ecohealth.- Methodological Issues.- Applying the Ecohealth Approach: Case Studies.- Using the Ecohealth Approach to Influence Public Health Policies.- Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions.
Number Of Pages: 233
Published: 1st December 2010
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 1.16